Flyers D Meszaros to have back surgery; out 6-8 weeks

TSN.ca Staff
3/19/2012 5:59:31 PM
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Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Andrej Meszaros will have lower back surgery on Wednesday and will be sidelined for 6-to-8 weeks.

The Flyers announced on Monday that Meszaros needs to have a small disc fragment removed.

The veteran blueliner has appeared in 62 games for the Flyers this season, with seven goals and 18 assists. The 26-year-old has been out since March 4 with the back injury, and has already missed nine games.

Philadelphia's blue line has been decimated by a string of injuries this season. The team lost Chris Pronger to a concussion and knee issues in November, and are also currently without newly-acquired Pavel Kubina (upper body) and Andreas Lilja (throat).

Andrej Meszaros (Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)


(Photo: Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)
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